Lincoln Memorial Park & Funeral Home

11801 SE Mt Scott Blvd., Portland, OR


Robert "Bob" Cieloha

December 21, 1930February 2, 2020

Robert ‘Bob’ Cieloha was born on December 21, 1930 in Portland, Oregon. He passed away on February 2, 2020.

As he was growing up, Bob attended Beaumont, Kennedy and Trinity Lutheran Grade Schools and later Benson High School, where he was a member of the Glee Club. In his younger days, Bob delivered the Oregon Journal and worked at Barnes Grocery Store. As a young man, he enlisted in the US Navy and served for 22 months during the Korean War. He went on to work for Jantzen for 31 years, eventually becoming a manager. He later worked at Pendleton Woolen Mills in Portland and Washougal for 11 years and managed their Foundation Weaving Plant.

When he wasn’t at work, Bob was working hard for his family and his community. On the same property where his father was born, Bob built his own home where he and Yvonne lived until his passing. He was also on the Grange Executive Committee and he spent about five years as the Financial Secretary at Grace Lutheran Church.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Elsie Cieloha; sister, Donna Huston; and granddaughter Emily Young. Bob is survived by Yvonne, his wife of 68 years; son Tom (Sue) Cieloha; daughter Leanna (Paul) Gornick; daughter Julie Cieloha (Dave Whitney); grandchildren: Jennie Young and Gary McCracken, Travis and Marisa Cieloha, Brandon and Megan Cieloha, Brittney and Andrew Kyser; great-grandchildren; Alex Cieloha, Jack Cieloha, Isaac Cieloha, Grayden Cieloha, Carter Cieloha and Riley Kyser and sisters; Marilyn MacGregor and Patricia Williams.

Donations may be made in Bob’s honor to Sauvie Island Grange #840 Scholarship Fund or Grace Lutheran Church.


  • Viewing Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Tuesday, February 11, 2020


Robert "Bob" Cieloha

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February 7, 2020

Uncle Bob was always my favorite Uncle. Our families spent alot of time together growing up. He was always so kind and had a smile on his face. He will truly be missed!!